A Tooth with an Old Filling and a New Cavity Might Need Treatment with a Crown

A filling is often used to repair a small dental fracture or a cavity in the tooth enamel. It is securely bonded to a substantial amount of natural tooth enamel. If a new cavity forms in the previously repaired tooth, there might not be enough healthy material remaining to anchor a second filling. To effectively… Read more »

Take Extra Care of Your Teeth When You Are On Medications

We all know most medications come with several side effects. However, did you know that many of these side effects put your oral health at risk? Well, it’s true! Having a healthy routine of caring for your smile is important to keep up at all times, especially when you are on medications. That is why… Read more »

The Two Most Commonly Used Dental Fillings that Can Treat a Dental Cavity

Has tooth decay attacked your tooth and created a cavity? If so, it’s important to do all you can to visit Dr. and get it treated right away. At the early stages of development, can repair the cavity with one of two common dental fillings: a composite or amalgam filling. Composite fillings are very visually… Read more »

Why Should Missing Teeth Steal Your Smile?

If missing teeth are stealing your smile by making you feel self-conscious when you smile, we can help! Dr. is pleased to offer fixed dental bridges for our patients in , , who want to replace their missing teeth so they can smile again with confidence. At we have found that fixed bridges are an… Read more »

The Advantages of a Dental Cleaning and Exam

If you want a strong and pristine oral health and smile, then it’s important to keep up on oral hygiene and visit Dr. every six months for a routine cleaning and exam. There are many advantages to a dental cleaning and exam. In fact, it can: –Deeply clean your teeth: The cleaning treatment involved at your… Read more »

A Root Canal Can Save a Tooth

Dental pulp is the soft area in the middle of a tooth that contains the blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerve of the tooth. Dr. may recommend a root canal in , , if the pulp becomes damaged or infected. During root canal treatment, our dentist will remove the infected pulp to save the tooth…. Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Sometimes Calls for a Porcelain Crown Restoration

A winning smile bolsters self-confidence and plays to your favor in business and social settings. If you have a tooth that is suffering from discoloration, tooth decay, chips, or other cosmetic imperfections, it can have a significant impact on your quality of life. In an instance like this, Dr. might recommend cosmetically enhancing the tooth… Read more »

Your New Bridge Requires Daily Oral Hygiene Care

Your dental bridge is designed to replace a tooth that was lost to untreated decay, damage or extraction. While it is made of artificial materials that will not be affected by tooth decay, it will still require daily oral hygiene care. If food particles and plaque harden into tartar at the gumline, your bridge can… Read more »

Stained Teeth Caused by Coffee? We Can Help!

Coffee is an extremely popular beverage, but did you know that it’s also responsible for many stained teeth? Coffee can get stuck to your enamel, making it extremely difficult to remove with your toothbrush. Fortunately, there are a few things you can consider doing if you’re interested in enjoying your coffee and keeping your teeth… Read more »

Things You Should Know before Whitening Your Smile

Are your teeth stained or yellowed? Do you yearn for a brighter, whiter smile? Teeth whitening in , , may be for you. At , we offer both in-office and take-home whitening for your convenience. However, there are some things you should discuss with Dr. before deciding to whiten your teeth. The following can make… Read more »